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ⓘ Range, mathematics. In mathematics, the range is a concept which has various meanings in different topics: In statistics, the range is the difference between th ..




Range (mathematics)
                                     

ⓘ Range (mathematics)

In mathematics, the range is a concept which has various meanings in different topics:

  • In statistics, the range is the difference between the lowest and highest values. For example. in {4, 6, 9, 3, 7}, the lowest value is 3, and the highest is 9, so the range is 9-3 = 6.
  • In some occasions, the term "range" can also refer to the mathematical concept of interval.
  • The range of a function f {\displaystyle f}, also written as ran ⁡ f {\displaystyle \operatorname {ran} f} or Range ⁡ f {\displaystyle \operatorname {Range} f}, is the set of elements that the function outputs.